Car rentals in Brinston: All you need to know
A Brinston car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Ontario has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Brinston. Keep reading to find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
Where can I get a bargain car rental in Brinston?
You are well on your way to finding the best rate on your car rental by going through CarRentals.com. But, there are ways to get an even lower price on your upcoming booking. Make sure to:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprise fees
- Book your rental as far ahead of time as possible
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs if possible; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more with a longer rental
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Brinston.
What rental companies have outlets in Brinston?
From global names like Enterprise and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Fox and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Brinston?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Ontario city means you're certain to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you need the best||Mercedes C-Class, Cadillac XTS, or similar|
|SUV||Families with plenty of luggage and a need for space||Ford Escape, Chrysler Town & Country, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Great for driving in busy cities||Ford Fiesta, Chevrolet Spark, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Brinston?
Normally, to rent a car in Brinston you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category rentals. Go over the supplier's terms to figure out what any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.
Is insurance required to rent a car in Brinston?
When cruising through Brinston or the rest of Canada, you will need insurance. Many suppliers need proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to buy interim insurance with the rental agency.
The major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) will typically provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering bigger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. Make sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Brinston.
What is the difference between all the fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station near your rental car supplier
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||The tank will be full when you get your vehicle. Use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car at the rental office. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, you'll only have to refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only be charged refueling fees if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll pay for a full tank and return the car with an empty tank. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't need to find a petrol station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll have to fill up before you go on a long trip|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Many rental car suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out choice. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. Just be sure you make time to shop for the cheapest gas prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Brinston?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you plan to do a bit of sightseeing or visit a lot of customers all over Brinston. You can drive as much as you like and not incur additional charges. Read over your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.
Know before you go
Be sure you check a few items before you leave the lot on your Brinston adventure. It's worth the time to:
- Inspect the car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Brinston car rental today
Maybe you're traveling with your partner and kids, or carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. Maybe you're traveling solo. No matter who you're traveling with, CarRentals.com has a car that can fit your needs and not break your wallet.